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A1 English Language Test: Acquire It, Don't Just Learn It

Updated: Mar 4, 2021

GESE Grade 2 i.e. A1 English Language Test is a 6-minute one-to-one interview with an examiner. This One-to-one English speaking and listening tests with examiners will be delivered remotely via video conference on a Trinity tablet device which will be set up by your personal steward. All tests will continue to take place at UKVI approved Trinity SELT centers.

Why do you need to give an A1 English Test?

You must pass a CEFR level A1 English test for:

Further, Leave to Remain.

A Tier 2 (Sportsperson) visa.

A representative of an Overseas Business visa

What do you need to do?

You need to demonstrate a basic command of English through basic conversation. The examiner of the A1 English Test will ask you questions about yourself and other simple topics. This level is considered basic, equivalent to 40-50 hours of language study, for most students who are already familiar with the language.

Fees for A1 English Test?

A1 English Test Fee is 14,225 rupees. This is certainly not a small amount hence you have to prepare well before appearing for the exam.

Why it is important to acquire the English language.

Passports and planes can take you anywhere in the world but can you really know a country without knowing the language? With a language, you can get to know and get involved with the culture. You can meet people from that country and talk to anyone you may meet on the street. You can ask for directions and know what you’re ordering in a restaurant. You can go beneath the surface of the tourist aspect and discover the true secrets about a country and how it works. Since English is the official language of the UK, you need to acquire English by heart so as to become a part of the UK.

A1 English Test certifies that you can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.

A lot of things are “lost in translation”.

You cannot merely depend on a translation or any such application for communication. If you have ever read a translation in your native language that has been translated from another language and then looked at the original, you will know this. Some of the translations are very embarrassing! There are a lot of idiomatic phrases that cannot be translated because they only make sense in that language. Things like humor and play on words can also only be appreciated in the original language.

Click here and Book the most convenient location for the exam now to get your level A1 certificate.


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